Diamanda Galas: History of a Passion VII

Blog post by Jennifer Walsh:

LAFF review of James Wan’s supernatural thriller, The Conjuring

From LAFF review of James Wan’s supernatural thriller, The Conjuring: “Heightening the mood throughout is the churn and squall of Joseph Bishara’s score (with featured vocals by avant-garde priestess Diamanda Galas) …”

Zabrzmiał nieludzki, fascynujący wokal Diamanda Galás (Wroclaw, Poland)

By KORNELIA GŁOWACKA-WOLF 19.06.2015 20:01 Głos nieprawdopodobny, o niewiarygodnej skali, świdrujący mózg, rozrywający serce – od pisku po charkot przez szept, jęk do krzyku, do tego zapętlona transowa muzyka – w Imparcie amerykańska artystka zaprezentowała ekspresyjny i mroczny “Das Fieberspital” oparty na tekstach Georga Heyma i jej własnych. Artykuł otwarty…

Un Salto del Tiempo al Espacio, por Josu Sein

Un análisis de “Wild Women with Steak-Knives,” que examina el amplio espectro de cuestiones difíciles que Diamanda Galás sigue explorando. View and read it here.

Write-up of Vladislav Shabalin’s “Aquarium”, with music by Diamanda Galás.

A write-up of the most recent installation, in Italy, of Vladislav Shabalin’s “Aquarium”, with music by Diamanda Galás:

Review of James Wan’s The Conjuring (featuring vocals by Diamanda Galás)

Another review of James Wan’s film, The Conjuring, which includes “the amazing solo voice performance of Avant-Garde music marvel, Diamanda Galas”:

Living in a Material World

Living in a Material World Madonna fights back against ageism and sexism in the entertainment industry Madonna performing at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards: “The disgusting comments towards her age and behaviour at the Grammys in February were some of the most regressive made towards a woman in recent memory.”…

‘How to Survive a Plague,’ AIDS documentary by David France

A Poet’s Voice: An appreciation of the art of Diamanda Galás by Christos Tsiamis

Writer and poet Christos Tsiamis investigates the poetic origins and emotional power of Diamanda’s lyrics and voice in this compelling essay. View and read it here.

“Diamanda Galas – Not Comparable…” by Stian M. Eriksen

Wonderful blog post about Diamanda’s work, by Stian M. Eriksen:


by Diamanda Galás September 13 2013 Spanish translation by Yaxkin García, here. French translation by Aurore U, here. The “Naïve” Solution I am begging rich women who care: Please have bail money and cars ready to take this woman out of Mexico when she is captured. I guarantee the authorities will torture…

A Homicidal Love Song For the Solo Scream: On the Music of Psychotic States of Mind, by Lech Kalita

“A HOMICIDAL LOVE SONG FOR SOLO SCREAM”: ON THE MUSIC OF PSYCHOTIC STATES OF MIND By Lech Kalita From the bilingual (English/Polish) book “Art and Freedom”, published by Museum of Contemporary Art in Kraków (Poland).Kalita discusses the yet unintelligible communication of psychotics, and does an analysis of the composition “Wild…


THE FALL OF ATHENS. A BOOK REVIEW   by Luca Zanchi   Some years ago, as I decided to transition from being a Diamanda Galàs’ devoted fan into a scholar studying her art, I struggled trying to understand her cultural roots. How is one to approach the grief, despair, love,…

Diamanda Galás: Meltdown, Royal Festival Hall, London, by Liz Tray

“It was like being punched in the face with sound.” An animated review of Meltdown in London, 2012, by writer and editor Liz Tray. View and read it here.

Mi Muerte y Diamanda Galás

Great piece written by the renowned poet and writer Miguel Huezo, upon the first first meeting of Huezo and Galás a decade ago — view and read it here. Republished in Revista Cultura No. 110, August 2013.